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Let's Go Bowling (Part II)

by Unknown

Published 1955


Culture and practice of bowling in 1950s America.


Run time 13:02
Producer Unknown
Sponsor Bowling Proprietors Association of America
Audio/Visual Sd, B&W

Shotlist

Bowling Proprietors Assn. of America Bowling Sports Recreation Leisure 1950s Couples Bowling alleys Families Women (bowling) Men (bowling) Bowling shoes Shoes (bowling) Gender roles Sexism Coat checking Bowling pins Incompetence Fashions (1950s) Clothing (1950s) Day, Ned (bowler) Ladewig, Mary (bowler) Hands Hand grips Feet Body parts Fingers Timing Slow-motion cinematography Pinsetters Machinery (pinsetters) Murals Paintings Decorations Interior decoration Games Socializing Bowling (duckpins) Etiquette Temper tantrums Benches Into camera (bowling balls)
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Reviews

Reviewer: Karma Hawk - - April 9, 2005
Subject: "Bowling is Best"
This is a continuation of Part 1 of Let's go Bowling. This one get's into more technical details and tips to improve your game. Also here, is a discussion on "Duck Pins" a variation of bowling using smaller balls and pins. Overall it's a pretty good movie but nothing special, bowling experts might want to just skip over part one and watch part two.
Reviewer: International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame - - December 9, 2004
Subject: Rent Historic Bowling Films at the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame
The library of the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame in Saint Louis, MO houses a huge collection of historic bowling videos and makes them available to the public for 2 week rentals. Some favorites: our complete collection of the TV series "Championship Bowling" from 1955-1965, various tournaments, and our trick shot videos. To learn more about the various services we provide visit us on the web at: www.bowlingmuseum.com
Reviewer: Spuzz - - September 24, 2003
Subject: Yes! Let's!
Ah, remember when bowling was like the high classy ting one could do in the 1950's? When men bowled in ties and women wore furs when they went to the bowling alley? Well, you can relive those moments in the delirious 'Let's Go Bowling', a film which puts bowling on the same level as, say, church going, as being the requirement of any 1950's respectable person, but remember! Only in 'approved' locations. These approved locations always have instructors who get a LITTLE too close when teaching you how to bowl, and who have their names engraved on their (bowling) balls. Oh, and this is large pin bowling. The topic of small pin bowling, with smaller balls and pins, is briefly covered here. But you'll be a wimp if you play that because a) you'll never get a strike and b) you'll be bowling by yourself as they'll be noone else around. A bowling lesson bookmarked by bizarre observations of bowling culture, this is a reccomended ridiculous romp trip through a small-gauge sport.
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